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How to Grill Stuffed Roasted Veal on the BBQ: Father’s Day Flavor
Jun09

How to Grill Stuffed Roasted Veal on the BBQ: Father’s Day Flavor

If you’ve never tried anything like this on your grill, check out this recipe for How to Grill Stuffed Roasted Veal on the BBQ! We look forward to Spring and Summer weather. So, usually, by the time Father’s Day rolls around, we can enjoy cooking on the barbeque, thus keeping the kitchen cool and free of kitchen clutter. This is a perfect dish for a crowd and makes a beautiful presentation on such an occasion. How to Grill...

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How to Cook Seared Duck Breasts with Fig Sauce: Mother’s Day Delights
May06

How to Cook Seared Duck Breasts with Fig Sauce: Mother’s Day Delights

You need to read about How to Cook Seared Duck Breasts with Fig Sauce! Doesn’t that sound fabulous? This year, my daughter asked me what I would like for my Mother’s Day celebrations, and I’ve gotten together a few wonderful recipes that I’d like to enjoy on my Day… How to Cook Seared Duck Breasts with Fig Sauce: Scrumptious with a gorgeously seared duck breast, and a sweet, acidic sauce that will wow you...

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How to Cook Irish Stew: St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
Mar14

How to Cook Irish Stew: St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Another wonderful recipe for Irish Stew of which all Irish households have their own version. Once again, each home boasts that theirs is the best… How to Cook Irish Stew: Type: Stew Recipe Prep Time: 12 min Cook Time: 45 min – 1 hr Yields: 8 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 3 lbs boneless lamb 2 parsnips – peeled, cut into chunks 5 – 6 cups water or stock – as needed 5 potatoes – peeled &...

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How to Cook Beef Pot Roast
Jan19

How to Cook Beef Pot Roast

What could be more comforting than a delicious Beef Pot Roast for dinner? If this doesn’t remind you of mom, I don’t know what will… 😉 How to Cook Beef Pot Roast: This is an easy way to cook a roast of beef, that keeps it moist & juicy, but gives you a lovely caramelized flavor from first searing the roast on all sides. Type: Entreé Recipe Serve with: mashed potatoes & gravy Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 2...

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How to Make a Bouquet Garni
Dec27

How to Make a Bouquet Garni

What is a Bouquet Garni? Well, it’s not a floral arrangement or a special garnish. Actually, bouquet garni is a combination of fresh herbs, vegetables &, at times, even coarsely crumbled spices, which are bundled in layered cheesecloth or they are tied up with a string in such a way to flavor soups, stocks & sauces. The herbs are tied up in such a way that the chef can remove them easily & quickly before serving,...

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How to Cook Brussel Sprouts & Chestnuts
Dec23

How to Cook Brussel Sprouts & Chestnuts

This recipe for Brussel Sprouts & Chestnuts is such a lovely addition to a Fall or Winter table. Christmas & chestnuts just seem to go together, and this dish certainly is festive. It’s so pretty with the whole sprouts, chestnuts & pearl onions, all round & beautiful. How to Cook Brussel Sprouts & Chestnuts: If fresh chestnuts aren’t available, use vacuum-packed ones. The canned ones won’t really...

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How to Make Vichyssoise Soup: National Vichyssoise Day
Nov18

How to Make Vichyssoise Soup: National Vichyssoise Day

National Vichyssoise Day is November 18th, and here’s a great recipe I’ve tried to reinvent. Vichyssoise is a soup I first tasted when I traveled to Spain, not France. It was a very hot day & the vichyssoise was served icy cold, and every-so-tasty. How to Make Vichyssoise Soup: My recipe is as close as I could come to the soup I had in Spain. Type: Soup Recipe Serve with: fresh, crusty bread & garnishes –...

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How to Cook Scrapple: National Scrapple Day
Nov09

How to Cook Scrapple: National Scrapple Day

National Scrapple Day has arrived, and you may not even know what the heck it is… What is Scrapple? It is a type of pork sausage using cornmeal as the binder and stored in loaf pan. The same sausage, but using oats as the binder, is called goetta. Fresh, raw sausage is great pan fried, grilled, broiled or baked. In the case of frankfurter types, these can be poached in hot water. It’s best not to prick before or during, as...

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Comfort Food Recipe at Its Best: Chicken Soup for the Soul Week
Oct22

Comfort Food Recipe at Its Best: Chicken Soup for the Soul Week

It’s Chicken Soup for the Soul Week! Every ethnicity has their own version of chicken soup – a most comforting & homey, satisfying & healing food. My Mom’s chicken soup version had all of those qualities and always makes me feel happy & loved. How to Cook Mother Kasper’s Chicken Soup: The basic chicken soup I use follows my Mom’s soup as closely as I can remember. Type: Soup Recipe Serve with:...

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A National Gumbo Day Recipe: Ooh Wee!
Oct12

A National Gumbo Day Recipe: Ooh Wee!

National Gumbo Day is here and this delicious dish is well worth the time you put into making it. Yes, it’s a slow roller of a recipe, but it’s oh-so worth it! How to Cook Gumbo: Most people immediately think about seafood gumbo, but it doesn’t have to include fruit of the sea at all. You can also make sausage, chicken, and even vegetable gumbos too. Proper gumbo needs a great roux, basic to Creole or Cajun cooking....

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It’s National Pork Month: Crown Roast of Pork Recipe
Oct01

It’s National Pork Month: Crown Roast of Pork Recipe

National Pork Month lets us celebrate “the other white meat” in tasty fashion. Pork recipes are numerous because pork holds more fat…It’s very flavorful! Whether cooked on the BBQ, on the stove top or roasted in the oven, pork just tastes great. How to Cook a Crown Roast of Pork: Have your butcher prepare a pork crown roast. I like to cook the roast with a filling inside, so the stuffing can absorb the...

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National Corned Beef Hash Day is Here with a Great Recipe
Sep27

National Corned Beef Hash Day is Here with a Great Recipe

Oh National Corned Beef Hash Day…what a wonderful start to the day! Take each ingredient in a hash and really, they aren’t special at all… Put them all together, and it’s something spectacular using leftover corned beef. The word hash is derived from the French verb, “to chop” – hacher. This cured and cooked meat is chopped up and mixed with delicious seasonings and some veggies. Heat it all...

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National Honey Month is Gonna be Sweet…
Sep01

National Honey Month is Gonna be Sweet…

National Honey Month is here, and it is a much celebrated food. I believe if I just wrote down the adjectives that describe honey, I would more than cover the entire page. Created by one of the most complex creatures on God’s Earth, honey comes to us in varying degrees and hues of light amber to hues of brown, and guess what…They are all delicious! Honey has been used as a sweetener for thousands of years, and boasts...

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